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Carey Olsen

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The firm


With a heritage that dates back to 1898, Carey Olsen is one of the most established and distinguished offshore law firms, advising on Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law across a global network of nine international offices.


Carey Olsen Bermuda, which opened at the end of 2017, was established by managing partner Michael Hanson in association with Carey Olsen.


The office has quickly established itself as one of the leading offshore practices in Bermuda and offers a full-service offering, focussing on dispute resolution and litigation, private client and trusts, employment law, corporate, insurance and reinsurance business, regulatory advice and investment funds.


Establishing a Bermuda presence also supports Carey Olsen's continued expansion into Asia to ensure clients have access to the commercial excellence and outstanding levels of service they have grown accustomed to in Carey Olsen's other jurisdictions.


Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited is a limited liability company incorporated in Bermuda and approved and recognised under the Bermuda Bar (Professional Companies) Rules 2009. The use of the title “Partner” is merely to denote seniority. Services are provided on the basis of our current terms of business.


Areas of practice


Carey Olsen Bermuda offers clients the full range of legal advice relating to the following services:


  • Banking and finance


  • Corporate and commercial


  • Dispute resolution and litigation


  • Employment


  • Investment funds


  • Insurance


  • Regulatory


  • Restructuring and insolvency


  • Trusts and private wealth


Carey Olsen Bermuda's lawyers work alongside major international law firms and their clients include a number of the largest Bermuda-based global insurance and reinsurance businesses, as well as other global financial institutions with offices in the jurisdiction such as banks, trust companies, accountancy firms and hedge funds.


  • Contacts
  • Michael Hanson
  • Breakdown of work %
  • Dispute resolution and litigation: 20
  • Employment: 20
  • Regulatory: 10
  • Restructuring and insolvency : 10
  • Trusts and private wealth : 15

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